Amsterdam Gay Pride 2017 and its’ Highlights Old and new traditions

Amsterdam Gay Pride 2017 and its’ Highlights Old and new traditions

Amsterdam Gay Pride 2017 is coming up from July 29th till August 6th. Two weeks long Amsterdam and some places around it, will be filled with all kinds of activities by and for the LGBTQI+ community. The amount of activities is so great, that we at GayLINC make a series of articles to highlight some noteworthy events. This article focuses on the traditional highlights of Amsterdam Gay Pride: the established ones and the newly started….

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Lawyers in a fight over Canal Parade boat Report from the frontline of LGBTQI liberation

Lawyers in a fight over Canal Parade boat Report from the frontline of LGBTQI liberation

Recently the list of participating boats of the Canal Parade of 2017 was announced. As every year there are winners and losers. There are after all more applicants for the number of available places in the Parade. It has led to a debate about the character of the Canal Parade. Should it be predominantly be a LGBTQ parade or an  inclusive one, with many straight allies on the boats as well? No less than the lawyers…

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(re)view Canal ‘Euro’ Pride 2016

(re)view Canal ‘Euro’ Pride 2016

The Canal Parade ‘Europride 2016’ was marvellous! Gaylinc was there, taking pictures of the boats, the guys and girls on the boats and some of the -also good looking- audience. Do you want to see it (again)?  Take a look at our pictures presentation:   This great parade of boats makes you wonder what the colourful canals will look like on the next edition on august 5 2017. 

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Buy Your Special EuroPride T-shirt

Buy Your Special EuroPride T-shirt

The department store chain HEMA, world-famous in the Netherlands and a real household name, has brought special  EuroPride t-shirts on the market. The design uses two of Hema’s all-time classic products: the rookworst and the tom-pouce. [Update 29-07-2016] The Europride t-shirts proved to be so popular that Hema now offers them also for sale online: look at the website if you want to buy them. The Hema-rookworst is a sausage sold by Hema’s all over…

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Breaking News: Barderij sold

It’s sad news, especially during the Pride week: according to well informed sources De Barderij (Zeedijk, close to Central Station) was sold earlier this week and it will be transformed into a restaurant (wow! exactly what this city needs!). Rumour has it that the new owner isn’t too happy with the rainbow flag flying from De Barderij, so very likely this is the end of De Barderij as gay bar. Earlier this week it was announced…

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Watch! The Canal Parade at the Amsterdam Gay Pride

Watch! The Canal Parade at the Amsterdam Gay Pride

The Dutch National broadcaster AVRO will broadcast the 2013 Amsterdam Gay Pride Canal Parade live on Youtube. Between 2-5 pm (European time) you can follow the lively, funny and sexy parade of boats along the canals of Amsterdam. With a good view thanks to professional camera men and women and live commentary by Michael Diederich. So get your drink of choice (we advice anything but Russian vodka), some snacks and enjoy the fun (even if…

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Amsterdam Gay Pride 2013

Amsterdam Gay Pride 2013

Parties, movies, religious services, Drag Queen Olympics, more parties and to top it all: the Canal Pride Parade. It’s the time of the year for the Amsterdam Gay Pride. This year’s edition will be held from July 27th till August 4th with the Canal Pride Parade on August 3rd. Theme is ‘Reflect’: encouraging reflection on the beginnings of the LGBT movement and the continued importance of diversity. Streetparties can be found at Homomonument, Amstelveld, Rembrandtplein,…

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